Accedo Introduces Connected TV Apps for TV Operators
New application category realises untapped market potential
Stockholm, August 20 2010 – Accedo Broadband today announced it will be introducing a range of
applications for TV operators to make their offering available over Connected TV devices such as TVs, Blu-ray
players and other Over-the-top devices.
“We are uniquely positioned, with deep knowledge of both operator middlewares and Connected TV solutions from
the major Consumer Electronics manufacturers, allowing us to enable operators to successfully leverage the
market opportunity presented by OTT,” commented Michael Lantz, CEO, Accedo Broadband. “2010 is the
first year we witnessed significant scale in roll-out of Connected TV devices from the CE industry. We’re very
excited about the rapid development and roll-out of Connected TV.”
Accedo has deployed a range of video and media applications on all major Connected TV platforms, and has
developed a framework for rapid development and integration with a variety of client platforms and back-end
“Connected TV gives consumers extensive choice between service providers for the first time,” continued
Michael Lantz, CEO, Accedo Broadband. “By rolling out a TV app on a Connected TV device, DTH and Cable
operators can reach millions of new consumers, without the need for a new STB.”
Accedo Broadband will be demonstrating Connected TV apps on its booth, IP703, at IBC in Amsterdam , 10th – 14th
ABOUT ACCEDO BROADBAND
Accedo Broadband is the leading provider of applications for IPTV and Connected TV. Accedo Broadband provides
the largest available application store for IPTV and Connected TV containing, for example, IPTV games, quizzes,
puzzles, video art, music, karaoke, lifestyle, niche sports, weather, social media and communication services.
Accedo’s Funspot® gaming service is the most widely deployed IPTV gaming service in the world.
Accedo is a privately held company founded by telecom and media entrepreneurs Michael Lantz and Fredrik
Andersson primarily backed by Swedish VC Industrifonden. Accedo Broadband is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden
with branch offices in London, San Francisco and Hong Kong.
For more information, visit www.accedo.tv.